2013 February


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

Parents play a critical role in getting their kids to be more active. Find out what you can do. more

Mar 1, 2013 12:55 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Even if your husband is the leader of the free world, you're still allowed to boogie down once in a while. more

Feb 28, 2013 11:49 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Alaina Buzas / Digital Content Editor

New campaign focuses on increasing physical activity for kids in 50,000 schools over the next five years. more

Feb 28, 2013 5:16 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Jim Schulz/Chicago Zoological Society

Learn more about polar bears and conservation efforts at Lincoln Park Zoo and Brookfield Zoo this week. more

Feb 26, 2013 11:08 AM Chicago Parent Archives

The new S.M.A.R.T. Café is filled with healthy food choices and learning opportunities for kids. more

Feb 25, 2013 2:53 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Ignore the hype. Credit scoring is actually very rational and predictable more

Feb 25, 2013 12:48 PM General Parenting

The staff at DuPage Children's Museum made their own hilarious Harlem Shake video. more

Feb 22, 2013 4:31 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Support group started by a Chicago mom who struggled with infertility in the past as a place to find comfort. more

Feb 22, 2013 2:39 PM Health & Fitness

In the whirl of video games, movies and fancy tech games, is there still a place for unplugged, imaginative play? more

Feb 22, 2013 11:20 AM General Parenting

We spoke with Lindsay Gaskins about her parenting style and being a gay family in Chicago. more

Feb 21, 2013 1:17 PM General Parenting


Legoland Discovery Center

After putting a new theme to vote in January, Legoland will open its first Star Wars miniland on March 8. more

Feb 19, 2013 2:11 PM Chicago Parent Archives

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Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium announces new special Stingray Touch exhibit opening this spring. more

Feb 19, 2013 10:31 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Preeclampsia changed Sola Olu's pregnancies, but today she has two healthy children and so much hope for the future. more

Feb 19, 2013 9:45 AM General Parenting

Buckle-up! Families are in for a complete experience, complete with indoor snow, at PIX 5-D Cinema. more

Feb 18, 2013 5:19 PM Indoor Fun

Beyond brushing, what you need to know about taking care of your kids' teeth. more

Feb 18, 2013 12:05 PM Chicago Parent Archives


Tom Deja

Being a stay-at-home dad has its advantages. Doing your daughter's laundry is not one of them. more

Feb 15, 2013 1:36 PM General Parenting


Ed Lines/Shedd Aquarium

Shedd is making waves to become nation's first smart-powered aquarium. It aims to cut energy consumption in half by 2020. more

Feb 14, 2013 3:38 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Wine, dine and dance, all from the comfort of your own home. An added perk? The bedroom is nearby. more

Feb 14, 2013 2:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives


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